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Clinical Assistant Professor in Special Education

College of Education

The Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) is seeking applications for a full-time (9-month) Clinical Assistant Professor in Special Education to begin August 16, 2017.


The successful candidate will join a team of faculty and be expected to: (1) teach introductory courses in special education courses, methods courses for students with high-incidence disabilities, and classroom assessment; (2) participate on student interview and evaluation teams; and (3) attend program and departmental meetings, as appropriate.


Applicants must have: (1) an earned doctorate in special education by August 2017, (2) at least 3 years of experience working with children or youth with disabilities, (3) experience in supporting areas to include instruction for students with high-incidence disabilities, assessment, and reading instruction. Preference will be given to applicants with (1) experience supervising teacher candidates and (2) mentoring new teachers.


The College of Education application process is conducted online at; please reference Requisition Number 011043, or visit this link:

Application materials accepted online include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers, (4) a copy of unofficial academic transcript for all degrees earned (official copies will be required of finalists), and (5) two sample publications or pieces of scholarly work. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Kathleen Marshall, Search Committee Chair,

The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.